Texas Governor Approves NASCAR Race at 50% Attendance
The return of fans to NASCAR events will continue to grow, as Texas Governor Greg Abbott approved Texas Motor Speedway’s plans for opening to as many as 50% of its 135,000 seating capacity for a race rescheduled to July 19th at the venue. “Texans are eager for sporting and... Read more
NASCAR All-Star Race Could See Largest Attendance In Sports Amid Virus
Update (as of June 16, 2020): In order to purchase tickets to the NASCAR All-Star race, fans must first sign a waiver. You can view the “notice of risk and policies” here. – NASCAR is set to host its annual All-Star race this summer, with up to 30,000 fans... Read more
NASCAR To Start Admitting Fans To Races This Weekend
NASCAR was among the first major sports leagues to return from a pandemic-induced hiatus. Now, it will be among the first to admit fans into events. Select races will now welcome spectators into tracks beginning this weekend, officials announced Tuesday. Fans will be admitted into Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday, June... Read more
Facebook Launches Platform To Keep Fans Social During Live Events
Facebook has launched a new program that will allow fans to interact with one another in a more meaningful way via social media during live events. The live event tool, dubbed “Venue,” was released by Facebook’s R&D group NPE Team. “Venue” will serve as a second screen experience for... Read more
Study: Sports Fans Favor Prompt Return Without Crowds Over Waiting
With most sports on hold for the last two months, fans are eager to end their days of deprivation. According to a survey conducted by ESPN, a majority of sports fans would welcome the return of games and televised competition even if they are played without crowds in attendance.... Read more
NASCAR, UFC Plot Return Of Events This Month
Sports fans will soon get a reprieve from the deprivation they’ve faced for weeks. NASCAR and UFC are two of the first major sports organizations to resume operations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and will see events get back underway this month. NASCAR will return to the... Read more
NASCAR Nabs Top Spot On Sunday Best-Sellers
NASCAR raced to the top of Sunday’s best-selling events list, per Ticket Club sales data. The Championship Race of the NASCAR Cup Series claimed the No. 1 spot on the list as fans prepare early for the November 8 race, held at Phoenix Raceway. Following closely behind is this... Read more
Rain Postpones Daytona 500 For First Time Since 2012
The Daytona 500 will resume today after heavy rain arrived in Florida and halted the annual race shortly after its start. Weather conditions grew ominous at Daytona International Speedway when rain began to pelt down around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Daytona’s 40 drivers had already completed 20 laps of the... Read more
NASCAR, Daytona International Speedway To Launch AR Tickets
DAYTONA 500 ticket holders will get to experience the 62nd annual Great American Race a new way this year with an AR-enabled device through the NASCAR Mobile App. The new feature allows fans to scan their commemorative ticket and bring it to life through a special DAYTONA 500 video... Read more
Darius Rucker To Perform Ahead of Daytona 500
Country star Darius Rucker is slated to perform before the Daytona 500 race in February for the fourth time at the Daytona International Speedway.  The show, set to take place on February 16, will be his first at the “Great American Race,” a 500-mile race which serves as NASCAR’s... Read more